Innovations in Technology

Technological advances have improved, and will continue to improve, the correctional field. Innovations have been made in the areas of biometrics and other identification methods, less-than-lethal weapons (which allow for control of inmate violence without endangering lives), and facility security.

Submission Details:

  • By Sunday, October 19, 2014, in a minimum of 250 words, post your answers to the following questions to the Discussion Area:
    • Research and report on two specific technological innovations that have been implemented in the correctional field in recent years.
    • Describe the innovations, tell the class whether they have resulted in improvements to correctional operations, and give your opinion on their success.

Discussion Grading Criteria and Rubric

All discussion assignments in this course will be graded using a rubric. This assignment is worth 40 points. Download the discussion rubric and carefully read it to understand the expectations.

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